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  1. Ethelbert Woodbridge,1862–1901, U.S. composer.
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Examples from the Web for nevin

Historical Examples

  • "The Army's a very lazy profession if you choose to make it so," said Nevin.

    Soldiers Three, Part II.

    Rudyard Kipling

  • Nevin's "Narcissus" happened to be included in his first set of rolls.

    The Pianolist

    Gustav Kobb

  • And there you have a little Nevin suite telling a pretty story.

    The Pianolist

    Gustav Kobb

  • I have informed her that she is to refer all tradespeople to Nevin.

  • I am going to send it to Mr. Nevin—I have told him so—and he can settle the matter.

Word Origin and History for nevin


surname and masc. proper name, from Irish/Gaelic Naomhin "little saint."

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